Treasure Island

Lawrence S. Pertillar

(February/'47 / Connecticut, USA)

Offensive


That you would find truth offensive,
Is as disgusting as the marketing of decadence.
Although truth 'is' free,
And the acceptance of it opens eyes widely...
I can see but can not condone,
Why truth is reduced to an atmosphere of fear.
With many preferring it left alone.
Since promoting truth,
Is not a money maker.
And one is discouraged from it not to pursue.

Submitted: Saturday, September 25, 2010

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